Michigan State vs. Louisville Live Updates: NCAA Tournament Sweet 16

03/22/2012 07:44 pm ET

With a triple-double in the first game and another stellar performance in the second, Draymond Green led the Michigan State Spartans to the Sweet 16 for the 10th time in the last 15 seasons. After rolling to a 22-point win in their first game, the Spartans edged Saint Louis with a late 3-pointer from Keith Appling to win 65-61.

But now the Spartans must get through the Big East Tournament champions, the Louisville Cardinals. Led by point guard Peyton Siva, Louisville avoided getting upset early by Davidson 69-62, then held off New Mexico for its sixth straight victory.

Will Louisville's run continue into the Elite Eight? Or will Tom Izzo have yet another chance to take his Spartans to another Final Four?

Aside from the live updates below, be sure to follow @RTCWestRegion on Twitter.

Stay tuned for in-depth coverage of March Madness throughout the tournament.

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03/22/2012 9:50 PM EDT

@ rushthecourt :

Um, wow. Izzo's squad was completely undressed by Louisville's defense tonight.

03/22/2012 9:49 PM EDT

@ RTCWestRegion :

Sharpie it, man. MSU has been off as off is all night long.

03/22/2012 9:49 PM EDT

MSU IS THE FIRST NO. 1 SEED TO FALL! LOUISVILLE WINS 57-44!

03/22/2012 9:49 PM EDT

Nix gets a quick fast break dunk and now it's 57-44 LOUSVILLE. 27.8 seconds left and Izzo takes out Green. Magic Johnson and the MSU crowd stand up to give him a standing ovation. Green's mom has her head in her hands.

03/22/2012 9:48 PM EDT

Kuric puts the dagger in MSU and nails a 3. LOUISVILLE UP 15. ARE THEY THE NEXT UCONN???

03/22/2012 9:47 PM EDT

Russ Smith gets fouled and made one. 54-42 Louisville. This game appears to be over. 1:20 left.

03/22/2012 9:46 PM EDT

Nothing Izzo can do about it..

03/22/2012 9:46 PM EDT

This is strange. Louisville had the wrong guy at the line. Dieng wasn't supposed to shoot the free throws. Behanan was. They nullified the miss, to which Izzo flipped out. And Behanan makes both so it's 53-42 Louisville with 1:52 left.

03/22/2012 9:43 PM EDT

@ SethDavisHoops :

Nobody in the Big Ten presses like Louisville. Spartans had no frame of reference. That plus Dieng blocks about to push Cards to Elite 8.

03/22/2012 9:42 PM EDT

Behanan misses the front end of the one and one but Michigan State turns the ball over right away.

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